“State of World Population 2003”Global Report launched [Archives:2003/679/Local News]

October 23 2003

Sana’a, Oct. 21- Under the auspices of Mr. Hussein Al-Awadhi, Minister of Information, the Representative of the United Nations Population Fund in Yemen, Ms. Battina Mass, the Fund’s annual report, “State of World Population 2001” was officially launched on October 18 at the Information Center of the Ministry of Information.
The global report focuses this year on increasing investment in the health and right of young people.
On this special event, a documentary film was played shedding light on the young people in Yemen. It has been produced by the National Center for Health Education.
Following the film session, a workshop was held to educated journalists on issues related to young people and HIV/AIDS.
The ceremony was attended by lectures, interested in population issues in Yemen, media representatives, and a host of others.